Joseph Franklin Carter
Captain, United States Army
in Baltimore, Maryland, on September 11, 1842, he earned the during the Civil War while serving in Company D, 3rd Maryland
Volunteer Infantry at Fort Stedman, Virginia, on March 25, 1865. The Medal
was actually issued to him on July 9, 1891.
He died on April 10, 1922 and was buried in Section 3 of Arlington National Cemetery.
His wife, Mary J. Carter (1843-1907) is buried
Rank and organization: Captain, Company D, 3d Maryland Infantry. Place and date: At Fort Stedman, Virginia, 25 March 1865. Entered service at: Baltimore, Maryland. Birth: Baltimore, Maryland. Date of issue: 9 July 1891.
Captured the colors of the 51st Virginia Infantry (C.S.A.). During the battle he was captured and escaped bringing a number of prisoners with him.
CARTER, MARY D/O JOSEPH F
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Photo By M. R. Patterson, 22 April 2004